The Earth

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2020
Subject Name: 
Geology
Course Number: 
101
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Nature and origin of the earth; volcanism; minerals and rocks; earthquakes; plate tectonics; mountain belts; geologic time scales; wave, river, glacial, and wind action in modification of landscape and atmosphere; the asteroid impact hypotheses; genesis of non-renewable resources, geologic basis for environmental decision making. Field excursions. (Gen.Ed. PS)
Comments: 
There are 50 seats reserved in the course for first-year students. If SPIRE does not allow you to add this class, please check back in August after summer New Student Orientation. Any remaining open seats will be released at that time.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
60910
Link to Campus Courses
Schedule #: 
60887

Course Sections

The Earth
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 William Clement wclement@geo.umass.edu M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM Fully Remote Class